Armchair Auditor

Aug 10

Armchair Auditor interview with Henry Kelly on BBC Radio Berkshire

Following on from my appearance on BBC Radio 4 PM I appeared live on BBC Radio Berkshire on 16 August talking to Henry Kelly about Armchair Auditor, my public spending software and website.

At present the site has the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead’s spending data so it was of particular interest to this local radio station.

Adrian Short interviewed by Henry Kelly

Aug 10

Armchair Auditor interview with Eddie Mair on BBC Radio 4 PM


In the BBC radio car

Today, Eric Pickles and the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) released their spending data for April 2009-March 2010. (My easy-to-download zip file is here.) I was interviewed by Eddie Mair on Radio 4′s PM programme about my Armchair Auditor website and software which helps people to understand how their councils and the government spends their money. Scrub forward to 17:30 for the start of the story. Thankfully I didn’t get the Paxman vs. Howard treatment.

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